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Obituary: Alarik U. Wuolle, 92

Aug 17, 2019 05:32AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Alarik U. Wuolle

 Mr. Alarik U. Wuolle of Dracut, Ma. Died August 7, 2019 at Lowell General Hospital.

He was married to Claire J. (Cailler) (Steere) Wuolle with whom he would have celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on September 15th.

He was born in Kalajoki, Finland on May 24, 1927, the son of Anton and Hilma (Simi) Wuolle. He arrived in the US in October 1930 as a US citizen as his father, Anton was born in Trout Creek, MI in 1899.

He was a graduate of Washington High School in Indiana with the class of 1945. He served in the US Army Air Force during W.W. II, obtaining the rank of Corporal. After discharge he continued his education received his Associates Degree at Indiana University and a Science Degree in Engineering at Valpariso Technical Institute in 1949.

He married Shirley (Cook) Wuolle (deceased); they had 3 children, Mark, Amy, and Matthew.

In his early years he was employed at G,E, Corp. in Syracuse, N.Y. and later at the Agfa Corp. in Indiana as a field service engineer, in 1980 he was transferred to the Wilmington, Ma. Plant retiring 1993. He stayed active as a member of the Toast Masters Club in North Andover.

He was a parishioner of St. Marguerite D’ Youville Parish in Dracut. Besides his wife he is survived by his daughter Amy Wuolle of Attleboro Ma. Two sons Mark Wuolle of Indiana. Matthew Wuolle and his wife Nami of NYC, N.Y. Three step-sons & wives.  Kenneth Steere of Dracut: Jim & Nancy Steere of Dracut and John & Barbara Steere of Salem NH. He also has 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A brother John Wuolle of Wisconsin; a sister Mrs. Ilmi Paul & deceased William Paul from Merrillville, IN.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alarik’s memory to a charity of your choice that helps at risk children.

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